Doddridge County Roots

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Asher H. SUTTON

Male 1826 - 1888  (61 years)


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  • Name Asher H. SUTTON 
    Born 18 Jun 1826  Greenbrier Run (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 6 Jun 1888  [1
    Person ID I43466  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2018 

    Father John SUTTON,   b. 20 Oct 1785, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1869  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Rachel DAVIS,   b. 25 Jul 1792, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1853  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1807 
    Family ID F15621  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Martha STUTLER,   b. CA 1832,   d. 3 Jun 1857  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1848  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Aug 9 1850:
      Asher H. Sutton, 23, farmer; Martha, 18; Ruphus, 5 months.

      Asher Sutton's first wife, Martha Stutler, died in June 1857. He married his second wife, Martha Rickard, in October 1857 [4]
    Children 
    +1. Rufus SUTTON,   b. 21 Sep 1849, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1936, Avon, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Eugenius SUTTON,   b. 1852, Middle Island, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1853, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. James Madison SUTTON,   b. 1854, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1936, Champaign Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Family ID F17554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha E. RICKARD,   b. CA 1838, Westmoreland Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1868  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Marriage License 20 Oct 1857  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Married 27 Oct 1857  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • Asher Sutton's first wife, Martha Stutler, died in June 1857. He married his second wife, Martha Rickard, in October 1857.

      1860 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jun 26 1860:
      Ashur Sutton, 33, farmer; M. E. (female), 22 (?); Rufus, 11; Cyrana, 9; J. M. (male), 6; M. (male), 8; Eli, 3; Charity, 2.

      Asher Sutton's second wife, Martha Rickard, died in February 1868. He married his third wife, Rachel Mitchell, in January 1869.
    Family ID F32114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Rachel MITCHELL,   d. 28 Aug 1913 
    Married 25 Jan 1869  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Asher Sutton's second wife, Martha Rickard, died in February 1868. He married his third wife, Rachel Mitchell, in January 1869.

      1870 Census, Clark Co, Ohio (Pike Twp), enumerated on Jul 30 1870:
      Asher Sutton, 43, b. Va, day laborer; Rachel, 31, b. Ohio; Leander, 9, b. Ohio; William, 7, b. Ohio; Rebecca, 3, b. Ohio; Harriet, 6 months, b. Ohio.

      1880 Census, Clark Co, Ohio (Pike Twp), enumerated on Jun 10 1880:
      Asher H. Sutton, 53, b. Va, father b. NJ, day laborer; wife Rachel, 39, b. Ohio, father b. Ohio; dau Harriet, 10; dau Dora, 5; dau Cecil, 3; dau Mary S, 1.
    Family ID F32116  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 75.

    2. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR p. 122, Line 28 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11790589&Type=Marriage.

    3. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    4. [S1567] Marriage record of son.

    5. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR p. 19 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11789782&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Asher H. Sutten (sic), 31, son of John Sutten; and Martha Rickard, 18, dau of John Rickard. License issued on Oct 20 1857.

    6. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR p. 122, Line 28 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11790589&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Asher Sutton, widowed, farmer, 31, b. at Greenbrier Run, res. at Indianfort D.C., son of John & Rachael Sutton; and Martha Rickard, single, 16, b. Westmoreland Co Pennsylvania, res. Doddridge Co, dau of John C. & Elizabeth Rickard. Married Oct 27 1857 in Doddridge County, officiated by Peter Davis.